Avengers: Endgame directors give details of upcoming projects
Tom Holland will star as a drug-addicted war veteran in drama Cherry.
Avengers: Endgame directors Anthony and Joe Russo have given details of their upcoming films, including a drama starring Tom Holland and a remake of The Thomas Crown Affair.
The brothers held a panel at Comic-Con on Friday, speaking to a packed audience inside Hall H of the San Diego Convention Centre.
British actor Holland appeared via video and discussed Cherry, the Russos’ next movie.
It will see Holland starring as a drug-addicted Iraq War veteran who resorts to robbing banks during the American opioid epidemic.
The film will be rated R in the US, similar to an 18 rating in the UK. It will begin shooting in October, the brothers said.
The brothers will also produce a remake of 1968 heist movie The Thomas Crown Affair, which will star Michael B Jordan.
The original featured Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway while a 1999 remake starred Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo.
Other projects announced for the Russos’ AGBO Films production company were an adaption of a 1978 Japanese anime series called Battle Of The Planet and an Amazon series based on the graphic novel Grimjack Comics.